How many gamers does it take to catch a Pokemon? 1.1 million, apparently. That’s how many people played the Game Boy classic Pokemon Red—together—on the video game streaming website Twitch.tv in February.
Aereo is a service that let's you watch live television broadcasts via the Internet for $8 a month. Broadcasters like CBS and Fox are not happy about Aereo. They've been suing the three-year-old startup, which is backed by billionaire media mogul Barry Diller, so far to no avail.
If you think you're seeing more video ads, you're right: In the past year, there has been a huge increase in the number of video ads displayed on web pages. According to comScore, in December 2011, only 14 percent of videos had ads attached to them, but in December 2012, that portion was 23 percent.
Online video site Hulu is hoping to attract the rapidly growing Latino audience by offering telenovelas and other shows from Univision, Estrella TV and Azteca America.Hoping to attract a rapidly growing U.S.
Hulu is preparing to file for an initial public offering in the late autumn, valuing the U.S. online video company at around $2 billion, people familiar with the plan told the Financial Times. Hulu, led by Jason Kilar, is the second largest online video site by traffic in the U.S. after Google’s (GOOG) YouTube.